History with David M. Rubenstein
Featuring: Akhil Reed Amar, David M. Rubenstein
Recorded January 22, 2021
The Electoral College has been a source of much debate throughout American history. The controversy was amplified following the 2000 and 2016 elections after the runners-up in the popular vote were able to claim the presidency. In a conversation with David M. Rubenstein, esteemed constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar uncovers the fascinating history of the nation’s electoral process.
Akhil Reed Amar, a trustee of the New-York Historical Society, is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University and the author of The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation, 1760–1840.
David M. Rubenstein (moderator), co-founder and co-executive chairman of the Carlyle Group, is the author of The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians and How to Lead: Wisdom from the World's Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers.
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